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a girl who spurns his romantic advances and the boy she was dating. the prosecutor in closing arguments told the jury wade called himself invincible. >> he got away with it for year. he planned his next, high risk, dangerous media worthy crime. he did so for know other appareeason than to be with the girl. >> he told the court he never gave anyone permission to take his car. >> for me, a guy that talks own tv all the time, i was surprised. i wanted to keep it straight to point. >> wade is accused of repelling down a four-store luxury car dealership in san francisco to steal the fancy sports car back in 2011. >> this defendant exthe cutes a
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hollywood style mission impossible style burglary. >> he says he understands wade's flare for the dramatic to get his hands on that car. >> probably every guy wanted to have a lamborghini one day. i got to fulfill it. i'm over it. >> reporter: well, he never did get his lamborghini back. he says insurance took care of him after he reported it stolen. only the last hour defense started its closing arguments, interestingly enough, the defense had no witnesses. the defense attorney said there is just no evidence that the prosecution had to prove wade committed there crime. live in san rafael, linda yee kpix 5. >> the jury is expected to get the case some time this week. strong winds blasted parts of the bay this morning. those windings sent this tree crashing into a home in antioch. it narrowly missed the bed, but it did injure the homeowner. that's not all. this evening they are dig out
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from the significant snow fall thiefening in the sierra. take a look at it. this camera captured the first taste of win they are. more than a foot of snow fell at the highest elevations. that meant winter driving conditions along interstate 80. things have calmed down, but still pretty cool. let's go to paul deanno. >> reporter: sometimes it comes in with a women per, the fall weather. this time it is a thud. take a look rat these winds. 75miles an hour. tractor trailers blown over at altamonte. along the bridge, 51 miles per hour. officially, sfo, 48 miles per hour windg . also, napa, oakland, you had 506e 50 miles per hour wind gusts. in the south bay, san jose still 33 miles per hour. wind relaxening as low pressure moves away. we are are the western side of it. the wind is finished. the next stop is the cold. the snow level, 5,000 feet.
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kpix 5 high def doppler tracking widespread snow showers in the sierra right now. no showers for us, but what will be going on over the next several hours, the cold weather leading to frost advisory as soon as tomorrow night. not everybody will get frosted. everybody will be chilly. we will talk about that when we warm up again in a few minutes. as i mentioned, it was almost impossible to sleep through the wild and windy conditions. we found a family that woke up to the scare of their lives. >> trees were toppled, power lines down and debris scattered across roadway. in antioch, mother nature hit this home hard. >> i heard a loud noise. i thought the house was falling so i ran out of the house. >> miriam sanchez said she thought he was an earthquake that rattled her home, but it was a tree that pierced through the roof into her sister's bedroom sunday evening. >> it was pretty scary. i didn't know what to do, who to call. then my mom told me to call 911. >> her sister's boyfriend was
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in the room with her 1 and a half-year-old nephew. she says a quick jump saved his life. the baby was not harm. >> he kind of got up. that's when the tree got on him. >> in tracy, high winds were a major problem on the weekend. it flipped over six trucks and a brand new travel trailer. trucks along 580 were veering from side to side. one driver told us they had a tough time navigating the road. >> it was. it's almost like they are driving in the fog. >> strong gusts folked sew much down, damaging a few cars. conditions were also dicey this monday morning on bay area bridges. there were high wind advisories. in san francisco kate kogeron kpix 5. california is partnering up with its west coast neighbors
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to make a dent in climate change and clean energy. governor brown was joined by oregon and washington state governors this afternoon. they will combat climate change hoping to cut green house gas emissions from cars and industrial sources. british columbia is also part of the initiative. >> we could scale it up even more by being a regional player and compete with china in terms of manufacturing, with europe in terms of deploying by pooling our strengths and by linking our markets across western north america. >> governor brown says california is already a leader in clean energy. he hopes this partnership will make an even bigger change. 26-year-old woman was killed in the driveway where the collision happened. police say it involves drink and driving. happened just after 2:30 this morning in front of some town homes. the driver, 27-year-old monica
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johnson of campbell has been arrested for vehicular panel slaughter and felony drunk driving. according to police, jonathan plowed into the victim and a garage door. that garage door smashed in, as you can see. candle stick sandra rose-buck pronounced dead at the scene. police say the two women did know each other. >> the officers suspect she was driving under the influence immediately. that led them to believe again she was pretty intoxicated. >> this marks the 34th traffic tragedy for san jose this year. a look at the woman police say was responsible for two dui deaths. police say the 54-year-old struck and killed two pedestrians last week in loan park. the couple were walking their dog when they were killed last thursday evening. their death left three teenagers orphaned. the suspect has a prior drunk driving conviction. she now faces manslaughter and
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felony dui charges. in an assisted living home where residents were left to fend for themselves after it was all but abandoned. kpix 5's ann notarangelo has more. sounds like investigators have their hands full here. >> reporter: yes, certainly they d allen. the sheriff's department says they are still investigating this case and it could take quite some time because they have box and box of evidence. >> you can tell that the care of the staff, they were not has qualified as delay could have been to care for the situation. >> even though the neighbor never went inside valley springs manner she questioned its care for a decade. month ago, she tried to get the staff to stop a resident who was outside getting grass fires. she called 911. this past weekend, another 911 call, this time from inside the home and sheriff's deputies discovered 14 patients abandoned except for a few
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staffers who stayed behind after the favorites still was shut down last week. >> the circumstances such as they were, just to walk in, the smell would be a sure indicator that cleanliness was a big concern. >> the state shut down valley springs on thursday, siting a long list of violations from locking residents inside inadequate amounts of food, sometimes spoiled, improper medication and roaches. and rodent droppings, urine and feces. >> we had no food, no heat, no water. let me put it to you this way, the restroom was out for six months. >> john cane isn't talking about the castro valley home. he's talking about his living situation last year in oakland at another home once run by the same owners. they were forced out and someone else took over. >> they were so far out of
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compliance, that's why they were being threatened to shut. do christina flores said when her team took over the kitchen was not rating and the residents were eating canned food. >> they were abandon and abandon by their administrator. they were still collecting rent from the residents here that we were providing care for. >> we were unable to contact the people who run valley spring, but their attorney talked to kpix 5 as long as we didn't show his face. >> her commitment for caring for folks is evidenced by the fact that she had all these ssi residents here that nobody else is willing to take. >> and there could end up being criminal charges filed but thed has not received the case from the sheriff's department. ann notarangelo, kpix 5. another reason the investigation could be lengthy is because they have to track down residents and it is really not clear where they went. wall street keeping a close
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eye on apple. the company releases the earnings and the numbers, the fall scout, next. next, why one bay area leader wants to put a soda tax on next year's pal lot. and, blown away, literally. the strong storms that swept some pedestrian off their feet. ,,,,,,
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it was a flat day on wall street. the dow slipped a point. nasdaq drop more than three. s&p rose two points. that was enough for another record close. shares of apple dipped following the release of its earnings report. the company said it made a small profit in the fourth quarter. small because of the cost of the popular iphone. still, the all the beat wall street expectations. overall, apple stock up 25% since the last earnings report in july. a delegation of european diplomats came to washingtoned to demanding answers about
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nsa's spy. a spanish newspaper reported the nsa monitored 60 million phone calls there in one month. germany and france were also caught up in the nsa sweep. some european leaders say they should consider allowing the u.s. to track terrorist spendening. >> i think they have to make a clear distinction between fighting terrorist but not spying on france. >> the president feels strongly about making sure we are not just collecting information because we can but because we should. >> the white house surveillance programs are under review that should be completed by the end of this year. new details about the deputy who shot and killed a boy in santa rosa. the officer's name and extensive background. that's coming up. >> the sky was black. the smoke was black. flames were huge. they were shooting out the floor of the building. smoke blanketed much of san francisco's mission district this afternoon. a hand full of buildings go up
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clear how many. it was a terrifying experience for woman who just moved here from chicago. >> and there was debris flying up in the sky. it was flying kind of over our building. i was worried that there were people home. >> the fire damaged a total of four buildings. no one was hurt. the cause is under investigation. the sonoma county sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13- year-old boy last week has been with the department for more than 20 years. he is identified as a 48-year- old gojas. he is also a field training officer and a fire arms instructor. the shooting created tension and considerable backlash in santa rosa. lopez was carrying a replica rifle. deputies say thiasuses lopez raise the rifle and that's when the officer opened fire. bay area headlines. city leaders are demanding changes from pge and the california public utilities commission.
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the hearing was held today to discuss pipeline safety concerns. city leaders are asking pge to notify cities, counties and the cpuc within 24 hours of any immediate threats. the cities are also asking for a 24-7 staff of dispatchers and emergency responders and two- way communication to address important safety issues. soda could cost you a few extra cents in san francisco. ballot measure that will be introduced this week would set a tax on sugar country drinks. if it passes the 24-cent tax will be added to every can of soda in the city. the proceeds would pay for health, nutrition programs for children. that estimated tax would generate $31 in revenue. ellis island is finally back open to the public one year after superstorm sandy slammed the historic site. visitors still tour where millions of immigrants entered the u.s. ellis island needed about $77 million in repairs
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after getting damage by the storm, but they traction, still not fully recovered. >> my father passed away about a month ago. it's just kind of nice to trace the roots back. >> last children the children could not see it. it is great to bring these guys over today. >> more than million photographs and other art fax are still being held in maryland while buildings are still being fixed and upgraded. the 27-acre property is expected to be fully restored early next year. one of the worst storms in years blasted great britain today, killed at least five people. the storm pack winds close to 100 miles per hour ripping waves v feet high along the coast. they already nicknamed it stormageddon. it left 250,000 people without power. in london, it caused a gas
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explosion that destroyed three homes. >> unfortunately two bodies have found. bodies testify a male and a female. >> the impact felt at the airport was forced to cancel more than 100 flights. the storm later rippedly belgium, denmark, germy it's blame for at least 13 death there is all. >> wow. rough night's wind storm looks mild compared to that, but we're in for some changes. >> reporter: that's right. this is fall weather. we kind of got away with some late summer all the way through mid-october. but yesterday we were all reminded that yes it is autumn and it can get pretty stormy around here. had a friend try to land at the airport last night. she had to go three times around before the plane was able to land because those wind gusts near 50 miles per hour. mostly cloudy right now. another view i want to show you from oakland. we did enjoy the sunshine
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today. oakland 62. livermore only 61. san francisco, you're actually one of the warmer spots at 58. san francisco 58. 59 in concord. santa rosa, you are the warm spot at 65. take a look at your television screen right now. watch this woman literally getting carried away by the wind. those wind gusts hit 70, 80, 90, 100 miles per hour. europe is much smaller than united states. one storm can do damage throughout the continent, and it did as the remnants of a tropical system moved through there and really wreaked havoc on much of europe. if you are heading up highway 50, interstate 80, bring the chains. it is snowing heavily right now at lake tahoe. some of the ski resorts could end up getting about 1 feet of snowfall by this time tomorrow. for us it will be a very chilly night. hello to 30s in places like freemont and sonoma. concord, 45. the front moves through with a strong area of low pressure off
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to our east. this is where low pressure has to be to really drag down that cold air because winds go counterclockwise around low pressure. we're on the western side of it. so the air coming do you understand that low is from canada, even though it gets modified by the time it gets here. coldest night will be tomorrow night. on wednesday, we will still be chilly, not even 94ing 70 degrees away where the water. for the first day of november, we are look at high pressure building in. that will warm us up. we will have mainly sunny skies and back in the 70s for halloween and a couple days thereafter. milder weather moves back in just in time for all the kids knocking on your door asking for can difficult 12 degrees below average in san jose tomorrow. only 61. los altos 62.
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62 pleasant hill and concord. lake counteraction also he's in the upper 50s. warmest day will be friday. next weekend when we fall back. >> oh. >> we are going to fall back temperature-wise as well. another front will bring breezy and cooler conditions. so this is fall. even when it doesn't rain it can be pretty stormy. >> kind of like this other front from the north. there is no moisture. >> reporter: exactly. dry but still pack a punch. >> they do. thank you, sir. finding quality care for elderly relatives can be daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. the tell-tell signs you should look for when assessing an assisted living facility.
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are treated at this weekend's discovery of 14 patients left abandon at an assisted living facility is raising concern how well patients are treated at other resident facilities. >> as julie watts on the
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consumer watch explains it is not always signed documents to find out how your love one will be chair for. >> our system in california is abysmal. >> she didn't have thing good to say about california's assisted living favorites stills. she says what happened this weekend at a facility in castro valley where 14 patients were abandon after it was shut down is evidence something needs to change. >> i would say the state dropped the ball clearly. the owners dropped the ball. >> while consumers can find plenty of information about the 1200 california nursing homes, the state barely provides any guidance at all about the quality of care of 75 of the california's assisted living facilities. they say because the state's community care licensing board only inspects care facilities once every five years and it doesn't publish the results online. >> you don't know whether there is history of noncompliance. you don't know what the complaints are. you know nothing because they will not tell you anything.
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>> so how can you judge a facility? one of the executive directors of this well-regarded facility says you have to see it yourself. >> you tour the community. talk to the people. find out what the staffing is like. do the people look like they are being cared for. don't just talk to the marketing staff. really tour and just see how people are doing. >> look out for things like bad doritos, obvious safety hazards, insufficient staffing. if you see any of those, stay away. >> i always tell consumers, you are not purchasing a car. you're looking for a place for your loved one, this is assuming you love your mother. >> reporter: california's department of special servicest didn't respond to our questions. unlike nursing homes l is no federal oversight of assist living facilities. you will find more resources on our website k watch.
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>> got to be your own investigator. >> you really do. >> but your parents were talking about, it is your loved ones. it is worth taking the extra step. >> julie, thankens. now for a look at what's ahead on the cbs evening news. >> scott pelly is no new york. hi allen and liz. great to be with you in the b. today, we found out that the penn state scandal is much worse than we knew. the number of children sexually abuse has more than double. we will tell you about an agreement that the university has reached with 26 victims. plus, texas passed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation. today, a federal judge had his say. we'll have those stories tonight on the cbs evening news at 5:30 right after kpix 5 news. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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an update on a story we fir brough i'm ken bastida in the kpix 5 newsroom. you do not want to miss what we have coming up at 6:00. a story we first brought you friday night. google's top secret barge in the bay. tonight, second barge has surfaced. why the tech giant thinks water could be so crucial to its success. also, the device developed right here in a bay area garage helping smokers kick the habit. those stories and much more coming up tonight at 66:00. guys. >> all right. we will see you then, ken. thanks. thanks for watching us at 5:00. cbs evening news with scott pelly is coming up. >> remember, the latest news and weather is always on our
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website we'll see you in 30 minutes. >> pelley: tonight, the penn state scandal is much worse than we knew. the number of children sexually abused has more than doubled. armen keteyian reports the university reached an agreement with 26 victims today. texas passed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation. today a federal judge had his say. anna werner reports. one year after hurricane sandy some residents are only now facing the loss of their homes. jim axelrod on the unintended consequences of a new law. and the boy with the bionic hand. new technology lets most anyone create the most amazing things. >> making your kids happy is like the most rewarding thing you can have as a dad. captioning sponsored by cbs
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